BREAKING: Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies aged 93 after suffering stroke
A government official confirmed the former president's death two weeks after he was hospitalised following the stroke.
Peres was said to have made some progress but a sudden deterioration in his condition on Tuesday left him fighting for his life.
Peres’ political career spanned across several decades and he served multiple short terms as prime minister before being elected as president from 2007 until 2014.
Part of the central-left movement, Peres entered politics before the birth of the Jewish state in 1948.
He won the Nobel Peace prize in 1994 for his role negotiating peace accords with... read more
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